Organized by two schools of the HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (Geneva)—HEAD, Geneva School of Art and Design and HEPIA, Geneva School of Engineering, Architecture and Landscape—Archipelago: Architectures for the Multiverse is the first edition of a digitally-anchored international event arising from a partnership between three departments—architecture, interior architecture and landscape architecture—that will be broadcast from May 6 to 8 in Geneva.
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"Equatorial Utopia: 50 Years of Visionary Architecture in Singapore" presents a design survey from 1970 to the present. Presenting a systematic effort to raise awareness and demonstrate the utopian dimension of architecture in Singapore, the exhibition showcases a selection of projects that have had significant impact on the discourse on architecture and urban design in Southeast Asia and beyond.
The Breaking Ground workshop will produce scenarios for the gradual development of a neighbourhood in Geneva, Switzerland, and conceive strategies to open urban design to end-users.
This 5 days events will be attended by masters students from Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich as well as young urbanists from Mumbai, Cairo, New York, Miami, Paris, London, and Vienna.
A workshop on the gradual urban development of Geneva will take place from September 21st to September 25th, 2015 at the Fonderie Kugler. Registration to the workshop is open to all independent and creative minds and motivated people within the limits of the available places.
Berrel Berrel Kräutler has won the World Health Organization's (WHO) two-stage international design competition to expand its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Employing a restrained approach, their design for a cubic office building will replace numerous temporary structures and unify the complex’s permanent infrastructure.
Latitude Studio’s entry for the World Health Organization’s (WHO) design competition to expand its Geneva headquarters seeks to embody WHO’s sustainable and collaborative approach to enhancing universal health. Their design consolidates individual offices and open workspaces within one facility, maximizing areas for collaboration and communication, while solar panels and rainwater collection systems improve the building’s sustainability. If chosen, the proposal would become one of three main buildings at the WHO headquarters.